Pioneering Professional Baseball S&C Coach Rachel Balkovec
We have pioneering strength and conditioning coach Rachel Balkovec this week. She’s the first ever female S&C coach to work for a professional baseball team – the Houston Astros organization, currently as Latin American coordinator.
While still in the early stages of her career, Rachel has already paid quite a lot of dues, working previously in S&C roles at the St. Louis Cardinals, the Chicago White Sox and Arizona State University.
Rachel’s other mission is to inspire and female athletes, and students in general, to elevate their standards for life and empower others. More information about this is on her website: www.rachelbalkovec.com
Rachel has a master’s degree in sports administration from Louisiana State University, and a B.A. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of New Mexico.
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